TEAMS MADE UP OF EMPLOYEES AND THEIR BOSSES GET A CHANCE AT
THE ULTIMATE TEAM-BUILDING EXERCISE WHEN THEY TAKE TO THE "WIPEOUT"
COURSE TO BRING HOME THE $50,000 GRAND PRIZE, AS THEY ENCOUNTER
THE DREADED CATERPILLAR AND TOTAL CARNAGE, ON ABC'S "WIPEOUT"
"Boss and Employee" - "�Wipeout'� The best thing to happen to falling down since gravity," says host, John Henson. It's bring your boss to Wipeout day, as bosses and employees team up for the ultimate team building exercise and get a chance at taking home $50,000 dollars. Teams such as the "X-ray Men" compete against a duo of morning "Shock Jocks" and a couple of "Country Club Cuties." Which team will claim the top prize as they endure the dreaded Caterpillar, Total Carnage and a Detour to a Race Track on their way to the Wipeout Zone? Hosted by John Anderson (ESPN's "SportsCenter"), John Henson (E! Entertainment's "Talk Soup") and co-hosted by Jill Wagner, "Wipeout" airs THURSDAY, JULY 28 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Each week, 24 new exciting contestants of all ages, shapes and sizes go head to head through four rounds of demanding but hilarious obstacle courses to win the title of "Wipeout Champion" and the $50,000 grand prize. In the end, only one contestant will win, while everyone else will Wipeout!
"Wipeout" executive producers are Matt Kunitz ("101 Ways to Leave a Game Show" "Fear Factor") and Scott Larsen. Shye Sutherland, Kevin Wehrenberg, Trice Barto and J. Rupert Thompson are co-executive producers. The series is produced by Endemol USA. David Goldberg is the chairman of Endemol North America.
About Endemol USA
Endemol USA is a leading producer of television programming specializing in reality and non-scripted genres for network and cable television. The company produces the mega hits "Deal or No Deal," "Wipeout," "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and "Big Brother." Endemol USA is a division of the Endemol Group, a prominent international content developer, producer and distributor of television and online programming. The company, headquartered in the Netherlands, has subsidiaries and joint ventures in 25 countries, including the major European markets, the U.S., South Africa, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Australia. Endemol is owned by a consortium consisting of Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, Mediaset Group and Cyrte Group. For more information, please visit www.endemolusa.tv. Endemol is a privately held company.
"Wipeout" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,L parental guideline.
For more information on "Wipeout," visit ABC.com